Leaving Certificate

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The Established Leaving Certificate is available in the school. Students take seven subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. The core subjects are Irish, English and Maths. In addition students take four optional subjects from the following:

Everyone takes Religion, Career Guidance, Computer Studies and P.E. in Fifth and Sixth Year.

When you are considering which subjects to take for the Leaving Cert, bear in mind that this decision will impact on certain university courses. To gain admission to certain courses require a compulsory subject to be taken to Leaving Cert level and a prescribed minimum grade be achieved. This compulsory subject or subjects is required in addition to achieving the required points as set out in the CAO.

To find more information on your choice of subjects for Leaving Certification, please click on the following links

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